Jordan Hooper led the 19th ranked Nebraska women to an easy 62-48 win over the Indiana Hoosiers in the Huskers first Big Ten home game. NU used a 30-4 run in the first half to put this game away. Hooper picked up her fourth straight double-double and her sixth straight 20+ point game scoring 21 and adding 11 rebounds to help the Huskers get to 13-1 on the season overall and 2-0 in Big Ten play.
Nebraska hit just 33.3 percent (22-66) of its shots from the field, and just 6-of-26 (23.1 percent) from three-point range. NU was also just 12-of-17 from the free throw line. Indiana outshot NU from the field, hitting 43.5 percent (20-46), including 3-of-6 three-point shooting. The Hoosiers hit just 5-of-14 free throws.
Freshman Tear’a Laudermill gave the Huskers a boost off the bench with nine points, three rebounds, an assist and a steal in 21 minutes. It was just Laudermill’s second appearance in the past six games, as she has missed time recently with illness and injury.